Article Archive

Will Trump Transform the CIA?

What to expect from his new director

January 6, 2017

Christmas Crackers, Moscow-Style

If something went wrong, Putin must have done it.

December 28, 2016

Don’t Fear the Terror in Turkey

Relations between Ankara and Moscow will likely continue to improve, despite the assassination of a Russian diplomat.

December 19, 2016

Did Russia Elect Trump?

Foreign espionage is routine. Careless use of unsecure email shouldn’t be.

December 12, 2016

The Fake News Fake Story

Blame the media, not Moscow.

November 28, 2016

Trump Needs Good Advice

It’s time for new voices to have their say in the White House.

November 16, 2016

Turkey and the Next War

It has become a destabilizing force in the Near East.

November 3, 2016

Africa’s Migration Problem

So-called “humanitarian” EU policies are exacerbating migration problems in Africa.

October 25, 2016

A World Gone Mad

Voters should wake up to the issue of war versus peace.

October 21, 2016

Is Nuclear War Becoming Thinkable?

Both the U.S. and Russia are prepared to go there under certain circumstances.

October 5, 2016

Is Terrorism Effective?

It doesn’t usually achieve its objectives—and the perpetrators know it.

September 21, 2016

Why Erdogan Snubbed Biden

Washington must accept that the Turkish leader is only loyal to his domestic supporters.

September 8, 2016

Trump, Russia, and the Washington Post: Reader Beware

There’s more hype than evidence in the paper’s claims that Moscow orchestrates politics in Europe and America.

August 24, 2016

The Rest of the 9/11 Report

The Saudi Arabia link isn’t the smoking gun some were hoping for.

August 22, 2016

Why the CIA Should Brief Trump

There is a long tradition of trusting candidates with classified information.

August 11, 2016

The Terror of the Status Quo

Trump and Clinton promise to defeat terrorism. But it’s very difficult to stop a motivated mass murderer.

July 28, 2016

A Very Predictable Coup?

Opponents of Turkey’s strongman have only solidified his position.

July 18, 2016

Russian Harassment and Other Fables

Moscow is no longer the capital of an evil empire. Why is Washington stuck in a Cold War mindset?

July 13, 2016

Hillary Clinton, Vindicated?

She showed little respect for the law—and probably compromised classified information.

July 6, 2016

What Trump Gets Right on Immigration

A blanket ban on Muslims goes too far, but pausing travel from some countries is a sensible idea.

June 29, 2016